Early Back-to-Africa Migration into the Horn of Africa

  title={Early Back-to-Africa Migration into the Horn of Africa},
  author={Jason A. Hodgson and Connie J. Mulligan and Ali M Al-Meeri and Ryan L. Raaum},
  booktitle={PLoS genetics},
Genetic studies have identified substantial non-African admixture in the Horn of Africa (HOA). In the most recent genomic studies, this non-African ancestry has been attributed to admixture with Middle Eastern populations during the last few thousand years. However, mitochondrial and Y chromosome data are suggestive of earlier episodes of admixture. To investigate this further, we generated new genome-wide SNP data for a Yemeni population sample and merged these new data with published genome… CONTINUE READING

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